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the galaxy. >>> and our person tonight is dave brubeck, the man who put the urgent pulse into american jazz. he died at the age of 91, after a life of breaking through racial barriers and musical ones. before brubeck, this was the simple rhythm of most jazz songs. listen. ♪ but after brubeck, the famous five-four rhythm that rocked the world. here it is. ♪ dave brubeck. and we know there are people and videos that capture your imagination every day, so, tweet me your thoughts for the "instant index," @dianesawyer. >>> and, coming up right now, we have a test for you. is this the queen of england? >> my dear, thank you so much. >> or, is this the queen of england? >> thank you for inviting me. >> do you know which one is the imposter? stay tuned. made a commitment to the gulf. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're w
of cutting greenhouse gases. >> thank you very much for joining us. the legendary jazz pianist dave brubeck has died just one day before his 92nd birthday. >> the he recorded jazz classics and he performed with the likes of duke ellington and ella fitzgerald. >> that's it for now. see you soon. captioned by the national captioning institute
man who became a jazz legend. dave brubeck was born in concord and went on to world acclaim with his style. how brubeckchanged jazz. ♪ ♪ >> take five the signature piece of the brubeck quartet. best selling jazz single of all time. it made him a pop star. >> he connected with the people and band mates. he is a delightful person. it came out in his music. >> the jazz festival is in the 30th season. he wag is was here for the opening of the 1994 season and growing up in concord. >> courtney band used to rehearse in our house. i heard that band from the time i was five or six years oe89d. >> he played piano in stockton. after a stint in the service he went to mills in service. >> the g.i. bill. >> where he formed his first group. this music was almost too sophisticated. so he toured colleges. he was america's most popular jazz man. >> he took poly rhythms and times, it was just jamming. >> he advanced racial justice playing black clubs in the south. >> he was really completely a modest spiritual guy. >> he was a kennedy center honors recipient in 2009. >> keep smiling dave and pleas
neighbor. >>> music legend dave brubeck is being remembered today for bringing jazz to the people. he died just a day shy of his 92nd birthday. perhaps best known for his ground breaking hit "take five." ♪ that cut released in 1959 was on the first -- one of the first jazz albums to sell more than 1 million copies. and that song's still so rel vent to so many generations. 7:09 now back to savannah, matt, and al. >> used to play that a lot at my house. >> natalie, thank you. >> it was magic. >> that's cool. >>> all right. let's get our first check of the weather this morning. >> we're still dealing with wet weather and our friends in the pacific northwest. more pacific moisture coming on in. and so we are going to be looking at another 1 to 2 inches of rain, anywhere from 1 to 2 feet of snow in the cascades, bitter root mountains looking at anywhere from 6 to 9 inches of snow. and more showers in the upper midwest with some icy conditions in the u.p. of michigan, plenty of sunshine through southern california, look for fog along the southeastern atlantic coast. plenty of sunshine here in
, ambassador if you will who stretched the bound ris of jazz has died. dave brubeck would have turned 92 years old tomorrow. ♪ quartet released the classic "take five" back in 1959. that is not "take five." the album "time-out" was the first jazz album to explore that particular tempo in music. it is quite complex. brubeck became the first jazz musician to be featured on the cover of "time" magazine. that bothered him, though, because he figured that duke ellington should have been on that magazine cover. brubeck was also named a kennedy center honoree on his 89th birthday. >>> an iraqi veteran in maryland is going to have a brighter christmas, and get a sense of what it's like to be neighborly. jeff lopez, one of the last u.s. soldiers to return home from iraq, a crew began putting up holiday lights on every corner of his home today. a man in his community donated the decorations and the labor and sergeant lopez says it feels good. he feels appreciated. his wife says the lights will help make it a christmas to be remembered. >>> we matter on this sport scenes, don't we. >> you know, it's a
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